Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Attica!

The most romantic day of the year is the perfect occasion for unique experiences with your partner, in a place that offers countless possibilities and suggestions for memorable days and nights out, as well as surprises… off the beaten track. Whether you like celebrating Valentine’s Day “traditionally” or “alternatively”, the whole region of Attica – the centre of Athens and its suburbs, Piraeus, the coastline and the nearby Saronic islands – awaits you to reveal its… romantic side!

A walk around Plaka, the “district of gods”, with the atmospheric cobblestone alleys, or a stroll down the stunning pedestrian street under the Acropolis and through the pine paths on Filopappou hill, is the ideal way to start your day.

Walk hand in hand through the “Mecca” of shopping, starting from Ermou street and ending up in Kolonaki district, with the dazzling storefronts. Find the perfect gift for your partner just outside Athens, in beautiful Kifissia in the North and cosmopolitan Glyfada in the South.

Combine a visit at the impressive Acropolis Museum with a magnificent meal at the restaurant on the second floor, with the breathtaking view. Savour delicious Mediterranean flavours listening to live harp music.

Alternatively, prepare a picnic basket with fine local delicacies and a bottle of Savatiano wine and head to one of the many parks in Attica. Relax in beautiful nature, in the shade of the trees, to the accompaniment of birds singing. Romantic moments with your better half, in a peaceful and idyllic environment.

Ideas for nature lovers are endless: the mountains and hills of Attica hold beautiful surprises, even on Valentine’s Day. Hiking through majestic routes on lush Mount Parnitha followed by a good rest, delicious meals and accommodation at Flabouri and Bafi refuges. Enjoy your coffee or a hot herbal beverage by the fireplace, savour authentic local dishes and a glass of wine with your partner, and marvel at the stunning panoramic view of Athens and the magnificent nature around you.

If you are more of a sea lover, the Saronic islands are perfect destinations for a romantic escape. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Aegina, Agistri, Poros, Hydra and Spetses and immerse yourselves into the beauty of these little heavens: delightful strolls through the old towns or along the promenades, romantic rides on a horse carriage, and exquisite local dishes with fresh fish and seafood.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the hotels of Attica with a romantic dinner, a glass of champagne, live piano music and soulful vocals. Overlooking the illuminated Acropolis, Lycabettus hill or the Saronic Gulf, Attica’s hotels will indulge you and your loved one with their warm hospitality and a special experience that will be hard to forget. Select one of the exclusive Valentine’s hotel packages and end this romantic evening in a deluxe room or suite for even more elegance, comfort and romance.

A reservation for two at one of Attica’s restaurants is the first step to a special, romantic evening. Choices are countless, for every preference and budget. Relish the special Valentine Day’s menus, the romantic atmosphere and extraordinary flavours of Attica’s restaurants and celebrate your love!

Choose among the numerous events that take place in Attica every day, from theatre, opera, dance and classic or modern music performances to festivals or special Valentine’s events, for a delightful end to this unique day.


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